CVE-2024-24919: Check Point Security Gateway Information Disclosure

On May 28, 2024, Check Point published an advisory for CVE-2024-24919, a high-severity information disclosure vulnerability affecting Check Point Security Gateway devices configured with either the “IPSec VPN” or “Mobile Access” software blade. On May 29, 2024, security firm mnemonic Read More …

Router Roulette: Cybercriminals and Nation-States Sharing Compromised Networks

Cybercriminals and Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) actors share a common interest in proxy anonymization layers and Virtual Private Network (VPN) nodes to hide traces of their presence and make detection of malicious activities more difficult. This shared interest results in Read More …

Investigating Ivanti Connect Secure VPN Exploitation and Persistence Attempts

Mandiant and Ivanti’s investigations into widespread Ivanti zero-day exploitation have continued across a variety of industry verticals, including the U.S. defense industrial base sector. Following the initial publication on Jan. 10, 2024, Mandiant observed mass attempts to exploit these vulnerabilities Read More …

Actively exploited 0-days in Ivanti VPN are letting hackers backdoor networks

Unknown threat actors are actively targeting two critical zero-day vulnerabilities that allow them to bypass two-factor authentication and execute malicious code inside networks that use a widely used virtual private network appliance sold by Ivanti, researchers said Wednesday. Ivanti reported Read More …

Fortinet: Government networks targeted with now-patched SSL-VPN zero-day

Fortinet says unknown attackers exploited a FortiOS SSL-VPN zero-day vulnerability patched last month in attacks against government organizations and government-related targets. The security flaw (CVE-2022-42475) abused in these incidents is a heap-based buffer overflow weakness found in the FortiOS SSLVPNd Read More …

New Fortinet bug under active exploitation

Fortinet has warned customers to patch immediately against a new vulnerability it said is under active exploitation. The critical-rated vulnerability exists in a VPN product, FortiOS SSL-VPN. In its advisory, the company said the bug is a heap-based buffer overflow. Read More …

MFA Fatigue: Hackers’ new favorite tactic in high-profile breaches

Hackers are more frequently using social engineering attacks to gain access to corporate credentials and breach large networks. One component of these attacks that is becoming more popular with the rise of multi-factor authentication is a technique called MFA Fatigue. Read More …

Cisco won’t fix authentication bypass zero-day in EoL routers

Cisco says that a new authentication bypass flaw affecting multiple small business VPN routers will not be patched because the devices have reached end-of-life (EoL). This zero-day bug (CVE-2022-20923) is caused by a faulty password validation algorithm that attackers could Read More …